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Event Venue

Hotel Barceló Renacimiento Seville
Av. Álvaro Alonso Barba, s/n, 41092 Seville, Spain
+34 954 46 22 22

Hotel Accommodation

Your accommodation at ICEF Spanish Education 2023 will be sponsored by ICEF for three nights from Monday, May 22, 2023 at 15:00 (check-in) until Thursday, May 25, 2023 at noon (check-out) at one of our partner hotels. Your presence at ICEF Spanish Education will be expected from 09:00 to 19:00 on May 22-24.

A formal hotel booking confirmation will be sent to you approximately three weeks prior to the event. ICEF will sponsor one room per agency, unless otherwise stated. All additional costs for the use of telephone, minibar, early check-in/late check-out, extra nights outside the event period, parking, laundry, room service, etc. will be at your own expense. The hotel will therefore ask you for your credit card details upon check-in.

Should you need to leave the event earlier than May 24 at 19:00, please inform us of this well in advance. In accordance with the Agent Terms & Conditions, please note that clients leaving the event early without prior notification to ICEF will be subject to an Early Departure Fee equivalent to one night’s accommodation at the hotel’s prevailing rate.

Booking an additional night is optional and at your own expense. We will send you a booking form or link together with your hotel confirmation should you wish to extend your stay in Seville.

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Visa Requirements

Please check travel and visa regulations with your respective embassy well ahead before traveling.

To see what type of visa you need to visit Spain please check Spain Visa Application and Entry Requirements.

Please also check your country-specific COVID-19 related travel requirements for Spain well before traveling.

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Arrival in Seville

Sevilla San Pablo Airport (SVQ)

Sevilla San Pablo Airport is the sixth busiest airport in Spain serving the western region of Andalusia. It is located 10 kilometres (6 miles) east of downtown Seville. You can find more information about the airport here.


taxi ride from Seville San Pablo Airport to the hotel will take approximately 20 minutes and the fare is around EUR 30, depending on traffic and your final destination. The taxi rank is just in front of the terminal.

Uber is also available at Seville San Pablo Airport. Rates from and to the airport may differ depending on time and traffic. Check the price estimator in your Uber app.

AVE Rail Station Santa Justa

A taxi ride from Seville-Santa Justa train station will cost about EUR 8 and take approx. 10 minutes.
Highspeed rail links are available between Seville and Madrid or Malaga should this be your point of arrival in Spain. For further information on booking train tickets within Spain please check here.

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Advertising, Sponsorship & Agent Participation Options

If you’re looking to increase your brand visibility and heighten your networking potential at ICEF Spanish Education 2023, why not consider an agent enhanced participation or our range of sponsorship opportunities?

Advertising at ICEF Spanish Education 2023 and other ICEF events helps build your brand, grow your business and provide significant international exposure. Please contact your account manager to build a customised package.

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Scheduling Meetings

Scheduling meetings prior to the event

Approximately three weeks prior to the event you will receive access to the Marcom eSchedule PRO online meeting scheduling platform. Marcom eSchedule PRO allows you to select potential partners according to geographical origin or type of programmes and to send personalised meeting requests. We recommend to schedule a minimum of 25 meetings prior to the event.


If you are using Marcom eSchedule PRO for the first time, we recommend to have a look at the Getting Started Information as well as Scheduling Meetings – Useful Hints & Tips or to view our video tutorials.

Scheduling meetings during the event

To make the most of your participation, you can still schedule meetings with other participants once the event has started. Last minute meetings can be scheduled up to one hour before the requested meeting time.

We recommend that you leave Marcom eSchedule PRO open throughout the event to keep an eye on any new meeting invitations that may come through. Please regularly refresh your eSchedule PRO page to make sure that it’s always up to date with the latest requests.

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You can build your own personalised programme of optional seminars and provider presentations held on the first day of ICEF Spanish Education.

Programme details can be found under the seminar tab on your Marcom schedule.

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On-site Check-in

You will be able to collect your badge and welcome bag from the ICEF hospitality desk located in front of the meeting hall in the Convention Center Foyer on Monday, May 22nd, from 13:00 to 19:00.

Participants arriving after the above stated period can register on Tuesday, May 23rd, from 08:00 onwards.

As this is an invitation only event, anyone not wearing a badge may not be admitted into the event area. Please also understand that for the same reason we cannot allow non-registered family, friends or staff to enter the meeting hall.

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COVID-19 Safety

The venue will adhere to strict hygiene regulations. Whenever possible please also respect an appropriate distance to other participants.

We are working closely with the venue and local authorities to ensure that we can deliver a safe event. As requirements might change we will update you regularly with the latest information.

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Refreshments and Lunches

May 22th
Refreshment Break, 16:00 – 16:30.

May 23th
Refreshment Break, 11:00 – 11:30.
Lunch, 13:00 – 14:00 .
Refreshment break, 16:00 – 16:30.

May 24th
Refreshment Break, 11:00 – 11:30
Lunch, 13:00 – 14:00 .
Refreshment break, 16:00 – 16:30

Please contact us should you have any special dietary requirements.

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Evening Networking Receptions

Welcome Reception

Monday, May 22nd, 19:00 to 21:00 in the Garden sponsored by Colegio Internacional de Sevilla – San Francisco de Paula.

Dinner Reception

Tuesday, May 23rd, 20:30 to 23:00 at Casa de Pilatos.

There will be transfers to and from the dinner venue leaving from 20:00 onwards.

The dress code for both receptions is smart casual. Please note that participants not wearing their event badge will not be admitted. Please register your attendance by clicking the green “Yes, I will attend” button on your MySchedule page.

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Seville – General Information

Seville is the capital of Andalusia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. Today Seville is Spain’s 4th largest city with 1.6 million people living in the metropolitan area.
Seville is famous for its rich cultural history since Roman times, being the city of Carmen, Don Juan and Figaro. Her exceptional wealth following the discovery of the New World still shows in the city’s architecture. Seville has built on its tourism industry since the 19th century, playing host to the Exposición Ibero-Americana in 1929 and the WorldExpo in 1992. The city is buzzing with festivals, colour and a thriving nightlife scene.

Quick facts:

  • Time zone: GMT + 1 hours.
  • Climate: Average temperatures in May are around 27°C during the day and 14°C at night.
  • Currency: The official currency is the Euro (EUR). See x-rates.com for the latest rates.
  • Taxis: Taxis are readily available, metered and reasonably priced. Short journeys within the city will cost between EUR 5 and EUR 10.
  • Public Transport: Seville has a well-functioning and easy to use public transport system. There are different bus stations close to the hotel. The standard adult ticket costs around EUR 1,40.
  • Electricity: 220 volts.
  • Plug type: Plugs have two round pins (Type F). Please bring your own adaptors, if necessary.
  • More information about Sevilla can be found here.

If you have any questions prior to the event, please do not hesitate to contact Angélica Martínez by email at amartinezmata@icef.com.

We look forward to welcoming you to Seville!

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